Fiat Bravo T-Jet: is that like Tyrannosaurus Jet?

Fiat Bravo T-Jet: is that like Tyrannosaurus Jet?

We dropped the MX-5 back this morning. What a fantastic gearchange that car has. Unfortunately for any car with a manual gearbox following it, the MX-5’s slickness is bound to make swapping cogs feel like a bucket full of sponge-covered balsa blocks. So, it took me a few kilometres to get used to the Fiat Bravo T-Jet’s six-speed and its mannerisms. It’s got a nice turn of speed, and seems very well appointed for the price (especially compared to the Golf TSi and Peugeot 207 GTI that it runs up against.)

But, it’s just like a typical European car in one respect. Like a T-Rex has feeble and under-developed front limb not quite capable, for example, of holding a steaming hot coffee, the T-Jet has feeble and under-developed cup holders, not quite capable of properly holding a water bottle, except in the central binnacle where it interferes with your elbow.

We dropped the MX-5 back this morning. What a fantastic gearchange that car has. Unfortunately for any car with a manual gearbox following it, the MX-5’s slickness is bound to make swapping cogs feel like a bucket full of sponge-covered balsa blocks. So, it took me a few kilometres to get used to the Fiat Bravo T-Jet’s six-speed and its mannerisms. It’s got a nice turn of speed, and seems very well appointed for the price (especially compared to the Golf TSi and Peugeot 207 GTI that it runs up against.)

But, it’s just like a typical European car in one respect. Like a T-Rex has feeble and under-developed front limb not quite capable, for example, of holding a steaming hot coffee, the T-Jet has feeble and under-developed cup holders, not quite capable of properly holding a water bottle, except in the central binnacle where it interferes with your elbow.

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